Intel launches Xeon E-2300 series processors
Intel announced the launch of Xeon E-2300 series processors based on Rocket Lake architecture. This is the long-awaited update of the Xeon E series after they launched the Coffee Lake-based Xeon E-2200 series in Q2 of 2019. Unlike the expensive Xeon Scalable processors based on Ice Lake-SP, the Xeon E series is not for data centers, but for entry-level server processors for small businesses.
The core code used by the Intel Xeon E-2300 series processors is actually Rocket Lake-E, but it is not much different from the desktop Rocket Lake-S. There are still 8 Cypress Cove cores of 14nm process at most, CPU can provide 20 PCI-E 4.0 channels, support dual-channel DDR4-3200 memory, support ECC, integrated Xe core display, but only support single-channel video output, using DMI 3.0 x8 is connected to PCH. The matching chip is the Intel C250 series, which can provide up to 24 PCI-E 3.0 channels, 8 SATA 6Gbps ports, 10 USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, and up to 3 USB 3.2 Gen 2*2 ports.
Xeon E-2300 series processors are available in 4-core, 6-core, and 8-core configurations, and 4-core processors are available in 4-threads and 8-threads. TDP has three types: 95W, 80W, and 65W. The lowest-priced Xeon E-2314 processor is priced at $182, while the most expensive Xeon E-2388G is $539.